Thomas J. EllisDO

(814) 231-2101

Location: State College (Regent Court), Altoona (Fairway Drive)

Specialty: Sports Medicine, Total Joint Replacements, & Knee and Shoulder

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Dr. Ellis is a sports medicine fellowship trained and board certified orthopedic surgeon. His training and experience include unique competencies in the areas of total knee replacement, shoulder, and sports injuries. With recent technological advancements in both surgical and nonsurgical treatment, Dr. Ellis is able to utilize a less invasive approach when addressing your conditions.

Dr. Ellis is a member of the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, American Osteopathic Medical Association, American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Phi Sigma Gamma Medical Fraternity, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery – Sports Medicine, CAQ Committee.

Dr. Ellis resides in Boalsburg, PA with his wife and 3 children. He enjoys traveling, sports, and working out.

  • 1984 Bachelor of Science, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • 1988 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1988-1999 Internship, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, NJ
  • 1989-1993 Residency, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Kennedy Memorial Hospital
  • 1993-1994 Sports Medicine Fellowship, The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA

American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

  • Ellis, T.J., Mogil, C., “A Review of Neuropathic Arthropathy with Case Report.” Submitted as yearly paper for publication 1993.
  • Ellis, T.J., Weiland, R.L., “Pseudaneurysm after application of Tibial External Fixator: Case Report and Review of Literature.” Submitted as yearly paper and for publication, 1992.
  • Ellis, T.J., Mogil, C., “A Review of Interochanteric Fractures Treated with Medical Displacement Osteotomy.” Submitted as yearly paper and for publication 1991.
  • Ellis, T.J. Clinical Synopsis “Fingertip Injuries.” Submitted as yearly paper, 1990.
  • BUP3011: Sub investigator. Chronic moderate to severe OA pain of the hip and knee. Trial start date: January 2004.
  • Merck0301: Sub investigator. Post-operative arthroscopic pain study. Initiation date: February 2004.
  • OL 09-01-03: Sub investigator. Distal radius fracture study. Trial start date: June 2003.
  • HUPS L-8229: Principal Investigator. Painful shoulder study. Trial start date: June 2003.
  • American Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • American Osteopathic Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Phi Sigma Gamma Medical Fraternity
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery-Sports Medicine, CAQ Committee
  • Chief of Sports Medicine, Bon Secours Holy Family Hospital.
  • Clinical Instructor, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • PIAA Tournament Physician
  • Mount Nittany Medical Center – Credentials Committee
  • University Orthopedics Center Surgical Services (UOCSS)
  • Mount Nittany Medical Center
  • UPMC Altoona
  • Advanced Center For Surgery